Over 40 Gather on Orchard Walk for Local Orcharding History

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Ever wonder why our heritage orchard and the J. Gilbert Smith house are on San Antonio Road? Author Robin Chapman answered this question and many more about the entrepreneurial spirit, during her guided tour that kicked off a month of Saturday walks in the orchard during April. Deftly mingling personal experiences with fun facts and stories from her book, California…

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History Museum Looks to the Past and Future in New Exhibition about Food

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LOS ALTOS, CA (April 10, 2019) – From foraging to farming, harvesting to canning, TV dinners to plant-based meat, the food we grow, prepare, and eat has changed over the years. How what we eat impacts our culture, shapes lives, and affects the planet is the subject of Los Altos History Museum’s new exhibition, “Silicon Valley Eats: A Taste for Innovation,” on…

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Youth Open Poetry Mic to Celebrate Juana Briones

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High school students have been gathering to plan a first-ever Open Mic Poetry Night at Los Altos History Museum, in conjunction with the bilingual Juana Briones exhibit. The students used social media to reach out to peers at many area high schools from Mountain View to Los Altos, East Palo Alto to San Jose, to share poems or join the audience…

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History Museum Celebrates Spring with Ikebana Show and Garden Club Exhibit

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LOS ALTOS, CA (March 19, 2019) – Los Altos History Museum presents “April in Bloom: Floral Artistry through the Years,” an exhibit of floral art and related programs, April 6 – 20, 2019. The opening weekend features an Ikebana Flower Show with Japanese floral arrangements on display in the Museum’s Main Gallery and courtyard. Katsuko Thielke and her students will give…

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